Glasgow Hotel Review – Carlton George Hotel is delighted to bring you the first in a series of unique Glasgow Hotel Reviews, beginning with the Carlton George Hotel in Glasgow’s West George Street, a 4* mainly business hotel.

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Carlton George Hotel, Glasgow. Main Entrance

We’ve had access to the hotel and met with its General Manager, Duncan Johnston, to understand directly from the top what this hotel is all about. We’ve also been on a tour of its facilities and rooms and bring you the inside track on the standard you can expect when you go to stay there on our website But first here, a quick summary of the main points we took in during our visit and a score out of 100 for the hotel: Continue reading

Glasgow Hotel Reviews – First One Next Week! - for independent Glasgow Hotel Reviews


As promised a while ago is about to launch its own unique glasgow hotel review series, and the first one will be published next week, week beginning 12th February 2012. There have been many Glasgow hotel reviews done over the years, largely from guests who have recently stayed in these hotels and are caught up in the emotion of some experience, good or bad, that they have had. So, what makes hotel reviews different from the rest? Well, before I get into that I’ll tell you which Glasgow hotel will be reviewed next week: Continue reading

Things to do in Glasgow during the Festive Period – No. 1

There are so many exciting events and things happening in and around Glasgow over the next few weeks and I have a selection of them for you to choose from. Some are weather-dependent, others are strictly for those with a love for having fun! So, here goes…… Continue reading

Should you avoid Glasgow while Brad Pitt and the Zombies are in town?

Glasgow Brad Pitt Film Set

Is this really Glasgow's George Square?

Fortunately I use public transport to travel in and around Glasgow, but as parts of the city centre around George Square are closed off to traffic due to filming of Brad Pitt’s new movie, World War Z, should you avoid visiting Glasgow until it’s finished?

I’ll give you my opinion in a minute, but having witnessed first hand the road blocks and security surrounding the film set, one thing’s for sure, Philadelphia has come to west central Scotland! Continue reading